Rapist gets 15 years
A Middleport man will serve 15 years behind bars for raping a Lockport woman at knifepoint in March.
Harold G. Case, 50, 3470 Carmen Road, was sentenced Thursday in Niagara County Court for first-degree attempted rape, a class C violent felony. Upon completion of the sentence, Case will have 15 years of post release supervision.
Plea reached in stabbing case
Hans S. Diefenbach could be looking at 10 years in state prison, after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter Thursday in Niagara County Court.
Diefenbach 47, 70 Genesee St., admitted to stabbing 66-year-old Norma Confer several times with a pair of knives on April 21, leaving one of them in her back. She died in May after being in a coma for
five weeks. Diefenbach was originally charged with first-degree murder.
Court actions published Sept. 7, 2011
Schumacher DWI case adjourned to October
A Gasport woman accused of hitting two teens on Dysinger Road on May 26 will return in the beginning of October to Lockport Town Court, after having her case adjourned Tuesday night.
Amy J. Schumacher, 36, 8472 Chestnut Ridge Road, has been charged with Class E felony aggravated vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated.
On May 26, Schumacher was driving on Dysinger Road when she swerved off the road and struck two boys who were walking on the shoulder, according to the report from the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. According to sheriff’s deputies, Schumacher registered a 0.12 percent blood alcohol content.
- Two drug dealers are sentenced
Police blotter items published August 17, 2011
City of Lockport
HARASSMENT: Matthew J. Brown, 30, 79 Grove Ave., upper apartment, was charged with second-degree harassment Tuesday at police headquarters. Brown is accused of slapping a woman’s face and causing her to fall to the ground Aug. 7, according to the police report. Brown was held in policy custody pending arraignment today in City Court.
- Pedestrians hit on Dysinger suing town
Schumacher due in court Aug. 9
A Gasport woman accused of hitting two teens on Dysinger Road in May will return Aug. 9 to Lockport Town Court.
Amy J. Schumacher, 36, 8472 Chestnut Ridge Road, has been charged with Class E felony aggravated vehicular assault on top of driving while intoxicated.
Man pleads not guilty in ring of burglaries
A Wrights Corners man the Niagara County Sheriff referred to as a “one man crime spree” pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon in Niagara County Court.
Court actions published June 2, 2011
Alleged drunk driver also texting
The Gasport woman accused of hitting two teen boys on Dysinger Road while she was driving intoxicated last week, was also found to be texting during the time of the accident, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.
Lockport man gets prison time for drug conviction
A Lockport man and father of four was sentenced Monday afternoon in Niagara County Court to 11⁄2 years in state prison and two years probation.
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